The Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami hosts a dinner and workshop featuring presentations "Portability Issues" by Christopher W. Boyett, chairperson of Private Wealth Services Group; and "Litigation," by Jack Falk, shareholder, Dunwoody White & Landon. 5:30-6:30 p.m. workshop. 6:30-8:30 p.m. dinner and program. Bankers Club, 2 S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free for members. $65 others. Details: email@example.com or www.greatermiami-fl.councils.naepc.org.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce hosts its first luncheon of 2012 featuring speaker Guillaume Dubois, CEO of MAT Concessionaire, discussing "The Port of Miami Tunnel — A Project for the Community." Noon-2 p.m. Conrad Miami Hotel, 1395 Brickell Ave., Atrio Restaurant, Miami. $55 for members. $65 others. RSVP by Feb. 12. Details: (305) 374-5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.faccmiami.com.
STATE OF REAL ESTATE
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "The State of Real Estate in South Florida: What's in store for 2012?" featuring experts discussing current and future residential and commercial real estate trends. 8-8:30 a.m. registration and breakfast. 8:30-9:30 a.m. residential panel session. 9:30-10:30 a.m. commercial panel session. 10:45 a.m. adjourn. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 for members in advance. $50 for others in advance. $60 at the door. Details: (305) 577-5464 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
CANADA & US
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate General of Canada host a briefing with ambassador Gary Doer, ambassador of Canada to the US, focused on "Canada and the United States: Partnering for Growth." 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon luncheon and program. Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. $45 per person. Details: (305) 577-5464 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber's Business Innovation Institute lunch and learn series aims at educating South Florida's small business leaders and entrepreneurs; this event focuses on social media marketing. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. networking and program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $30 for members. $40 others. $50 on site. Details: (305) 577-5432 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
BAGELS WITH BOSS
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's "Bagels with Boss" features a breakfast panel with chamber president/CEO Barry Johnson. Attendees can learn more about the chamber and how to get involved, get connected and get business. 8-9:30 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5467 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business Builders Luncheon, a monthly networking program held the last Thursday of each month. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and networking. City Hall The Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30 for members. $40 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
CRISIS TO RECOVERY
"The Euro: From Crisis to Recovery" features a presentation by Ambassador João Vale de Almeida, head of the delegation of the European Union to the US. Hosts include Eduardo J. Padrón, president of Miami Dade College; The European-American Chamber of Commerce New York, and The European Bi-National Chambers of Commerce in Miami. 6-8 p.m. Miami Dade College's Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Complimentary with registration online. Details: (305) 237-3959 or www. https://mdcalumni.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=1185 or www.mdc.edu.